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gully.moy
gully.moy 10 years ago

Doesn't look worth eating even if it doesn't make you sick. I'd suggest a Hygrophorus species.

DudleyVenner
DudleyVenner 10 years ago

Thanks Mark, will see if i can get some shots from lower down

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Hi Dudley. I think you would need to get shots of the gills (or pores) and the whole stem to be sure about an ID. The underneath is often far more important than the top view. It's also important to know exactly what they are growing from eg. live trees, dead trees, plain soil, other organic materials... even buried timber can be a trick. As you would know it's usually too risky to say fungi are edible from a single photo.

DudleyVenner
DudleyVenner 10 years ago

is it edible?

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Mbabane, Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

Spotted on Dec 10, 2013
Submitted on Dec 10, 2013

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